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abhorrence

Pronunciation: /əbˈhɔːrəns; əbˈhɒrəns/

Translation of abhorrence in Spanish:

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uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal] aversión (feminine), aborrecimiento (masculine) I have an abhorrence of hypocrisy detesto or aborrezco la hipocresía
    Example sentences
    • He was filled with abhorrence and disgust for what he had done.
    • In both, a small minority seeks tolerance of behaviour that causes in the majority anything from indifference through distaste to abhorrence.
    • Suddenly she spoke, and he could detect the fear, horror, and absolute abhorrence in her tone of voice.

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